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How to Ease Transitions During the Holidays

Holidays are hectic, and having to make transitions from one activity to another can be difficult. There is always a mad dash to get things done, new routines and foods to eat, objects to “not touch” placed about the house, and not to mention well-intentioned relatives invading personal space. This time of year is a […]

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ReadAskChat – A New Look at Facilitating Comprehension

ReadAskChat is a subscription-based digital library service for families of young children. This exceedingly well thought-out and enjoyable app facilitates language and conversational volleys by providing parents and caregivers ways to expand descriptive detail within a story. In addition, there are songs with finger plays and movements that promote imitation which is one of the […]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar AR

The Very Hungry Caterpillar AR brings to life Eric Carle’s beloved book, in a way that only StoryToys Ltd can. In this enchanting app, kids explore, play and feed that VERY HUNGRY Caterpillar whilst immersed in the caterpillar’s world. So real and lifelike is this app that I’ve had many kids turn the iPad upside […]

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10 Spooktacular Apps for Halloween 2017!

Halloween is just plain fun for kids of all ages. Dressing up and trying out new roles and rules for pretend play gives kids a chance to take on another’s perspective. Young children often have a blurred line between reality and make-believe, so putting on that princess’ dress is the way to being royal – […]

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Masterpiece Mix by Roxie Monro

Masterpiece Mix by Roxie Munro has been an enormous hit at EasterSeals in our preschool. The book is beautifully written and the author is speaking directly to children in the language that is developmentally understood. Of course, the artwork is fantastic and done in Roxie Munro’s award-winning style of realism with just a wink of […]